• CLP to exit coal assets by 2050 amid end to new investments

    20 December 2019

    Asian electricity firm CLP has pledged to no longer invest in new coal-fired power stations ahead of exiting all its coal assets by 2050.

  • ESG data files - part 3: Ratings reports under the microscope

    01 August 2019

    A look at how three of the biggest ESG raters rate three companies - Johnson & Johnson, Standard Chartered and BYD - reveals significant differences in the conclusions they reach. Graham Cooper reports

  • Bond round-up: Societe Generale, Ferrovie, Posco, BKW Group and more...

    10 July 2019

    New York State Housing Finance Agency has issued a preliminary statement announcing its intention to issue two sustainability bonds amounting to $72.77 million and $9.6 million.

  • Green Bonds round-up, 26 June

    26 June 2019

    BBVA issued its first green bond, also for €1 billion, in May 2018. Since then it has issued two much smaller bonds, in September 2018 and February 2019.

  • 27 firms sign up to green finance principles for Belt and Road

    29 April 2019

    A set of green financing guidelines for China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has received backing from 27 firms around the world.

  • Barclays' energy policy backs tar sand projects with 'big money', say campaigners

    16 January 2019

    Barclays' revised energy policy has been criticised by environmental pressure groups as underwhelming in ambition, as it provides "big money" for tar sand projects.

  • Set sustainable lending policy to reap reward, emerging market banks told

    08 January 2019

    Banks operating in Southeast Asia and parts of Latin America have an ‘historic opportunity’ to reap multi-trillion-dollar benefits by adopting or improving their sustainable lending policies, according to Global Canopy.